2017 Grants

Economic Justice

Coalition for Immokalee Workers/Alliance for Fair Food - $25,000
Immokalee, FL 
Renewed support for joint work with the Coalition for Immokalee Workers in support of low-wage farmworkers in Florida

Food Chain Workers Alliance - $30,000
Los Angeles, CA
Renewed support of efforts to improve the wages and working conditions of food system workers

International Labor Rights Forum$30,000
Washington, DC
Renewed support of SweatFree Communities' campaign to end public purchasing from sweatshops

Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance - $20,000
Gloucester, MA
Support to work at the intersection of marine conservation and social, economic, and environmental justice 

Sunflower Community Action - $25,000
Wichita, KS
Renewed support of community organizing for good jobs in Kansas


United Workers Association - $30,000
Baltimore, MD
Renewed support of the Fair Development Campaign 

Warehouse Workers for Justice - $30,000
Chicago, IL
Renewed support of efforts to improve working conditions for low-wage warehouse workers in Chicago

Workers Interfaith Network - $25,000
Memphis, TN
Renewed support for efforts to improve wages and working conditions for hotel and construction workers in Nashville 

Workers Center for Racial Justice - $25,000
Chicago, IL
Renewed support of efforts to promote sustainable and living wage employment for Black workers in Chicago

Workers' Dignity - $25,000
Nashville, TN
Renewed support for efforts to improve wages and working conditions for hotel and construction workers in Nashville

Environmental Justice

Alaska Community Action on Toxins - $30,000
Anchorage, AK 
Renewed support for work with tribal villages and other communities in Alaska to eliminate environmental contaminants

Black Mesa Water Coalition - $30,000
Flagstaff, AZ
Renewed support of work on environmental justice and economic development in Navajo and Hopi communities in northeastern Arizona

Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy - $30,000
Minneapolis, MN
Renewed support of work to strengthen grass roots environmental justice organizing in Minnesota and the Midwest 

Coastal Communities Collaborative - $25,000
Gray, LA
Renewed support of bayou communities' efforts to address food security, preserve indigenous culture and impact policy decisions on coastal land preservation

East Michigan Environmental Action Council - $25,000
Detroit, MI
Renewed support of community organizing on environmental justice issues in Detroit

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment - $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
Renewed support for efforts to address the impacts of uranium mining on public health, water resources and sacred places

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - $30,000
Huntington, WV
Renewed support of regional organizing to stop mountaintop removal mining and protect drinking water from toxic coal sludge

Owe Aku - $25,000
Manderson, SD
Renewed support of grassroots campaigns and cultural revitalization to protect Lakota sacred water and land

Powder River Basin Resource Council - $25,000
Sheridan, WY
Renewed support of work to protect Wyoming's environment and residents' health from the negative impacts of energy development

REDOIL - $26,000
Anchorage, AK
Renewed support of efforts to protect Alaskan Native communities from detrimental impacts of oil and gas development 

Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) - $25,000
Knoxville, TN
Renewed support of statewide, grassroots organizing on environmental justice issues

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services - $25,000
Houston, TX 
Renewed support for grassroots environmental justice organizing in Texas and the U.S. gulf region 

Movement Building

Black Leaders Organizing for Communities - $30,000
Milwaukee, WI 
Support to ensure freedom, equity, opportunity and a dignified life to members of the Black community in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin

Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity - $25,000
North Miami, FL
Renewed support of programs to build leadership skills of effectiveness of black community organizing groups 

Center for Third World Organizing - $25,000
Oakland, CA
Renewed support for training programs to expand and strengthen organizing in communities of color

Jolt - $30,000
Austin, TX
Renewed support for grassroots organizing and civic engagement activities in Latino communities in Texas

NC NAACP $30,000
Raleigh, NC
Renewed support of pro-democracy organizing in North Carolina